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Archie Parkhouse sheltering in a shed

Archie Parkhouse sheltering in a shed Millhams, Dolton, November 1974 More like this

Jo Curzon carving the Christmas turkey

Jo Curzon carving the Christmas turkey Horseshoe Cottage, Dolton, 25 December 1982 More like this

Shipyard

Shipyard Appledore, 11 October 1974 More like this

Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,...

Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,... Bideford High Street, April 1985 More like this

Going home, Frank Pickard and Flash

Going home, Frank Pickard and Flash Halsdon, Dolton, February 1975 More like this

Sheep waiting to be fed

Sheep waiting to be fed Ashreigney near, March 1989 More like this

Money stall at Carnival Fair

Money stall at Carnival Fair Hatherleigh, 6 November 1974 More like this

Bringing in the sick lamb

Bringing in the sick lamb Densham, Ashreigney, August 1981 More like this

Rowena Hoare, teacher, and children of...

Rowena Hoare, teacher, and children of... Chulmleigh, May 1988 More like this

Churns in a tractor link box

Churns in a tractor link box Middle Week, Iddesleigh, November 1976 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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